Couple Married 71 Years Die Hours Apart
GEORGIA COUPLE MARRIED FOR 71 YEARS DIED WITHIN 12 HOURS OF EACH OTHER ON FRIDAY
Augusta, GA (WRDW) – A love to last a lifetime; a Georgia couple married for 71 years died within hours of each other.
Husband Herbert Delaigle died at 2:20 a.m. Friday.
12 hours later, his wife, Frances, died at 2:20 p.m.
They met when Herbert was 22 and Frances just 16.
Their family issued a statement saying, “It’s amazing how they were together for 71 years and now they are together in heaven. What an amazing love story that is.”